Note: While I received several products for purposes of reviews, the rest of the items were paid for out of pocket to provide you guys with some healthy kid approved snacks your children will love. All thoughts, opinions and ratings are truly my own. Happy snacking!
School is nearly out for the summer and now is the perfect time to start stockpiling healthy kid approved snacks your children will actually enjoy. But with so many options, what's a parent to do?
If you're short on time, but want to make sure that your children are still getting the nutrients that they require, here are 6 healthy kid approved snacks to keep your kiddos happy and healthy this summer!
Little J helped me rank these yummy snacks using her personalized grading method...
Note: Little J loved them so much she gave them A++, so that should tell you something...
They come in several tasty flavors:
Awesome: bananas, strawberries, blueberries, beets, acai & amaranth
Epic: mangoes bananas, carrots, orange, greek yogurt, & real vanilla
Chill'n: bananas blueberries, butternut squash, greek yogurt & yumberry
Where to buy: Organic Slammers Superfood Snacks can be purchased at most Target, Publix, HEB, Safeway and Ralph's stores throughout the U.S. View their website to find additional stores where they may be sold.
They've got flavors for every palette preference:
Dark Chocolate Chili Almond
Dark Chocolate Nuts & Sea Salt
Pomegranate Blueberry Pistachio + Antioxidants
Raspberry Cashew and Chia
Almond and Coconut
Where to buy: Kind Bars can be purchased at most chain and local grocery stores. You can also order boxes online.
For the purposes of this post, Little J tried out the Fresh Kids White Cheddar Popcorn, and of course, as her helper, I felt obligated to try a few
They have several other yummy products:
Clean and Simple Popcorn
Pretzel Stick Trays
& Little Dipper Hummus
Where to buy: Fresh Kids snacks can be purchased online for a monthly fee. Snack Happy boxes are shipped every 15th of the month, so you can always expect to have some healthy goodies on hand.
They also come in several super yummy flavors, including:
Choose from several delicious mixes:
Bear Naked® Maple-icious Pecan Granola
Bear Naked® Go Bananas... Go Nuts! Granola
Bear Naked® Chocolate Elation Granola
Bear Naked Granola, Sea Salt Caramel Apple
BONUS: If you're dealing with an extremely picky eater, fear not, you can customize your own Bear Naked Granola. That in itself is worthy of a A +, but my kiddo is a tough critic (sorry guys, you're an A in my book)!
Where to buy: Bear Naked Granola can be purchased at most chain and local grocery stores. You can also order it online.
Matt's Munchies: C+A bit new to the scene, Matt's Munchies premium fruit snacks that are made with pure, wholesome ingredients. Matt's Munchies all contain less than 100 calories per serving, and are perfect for snacking on the go!
They come in nearly a dozen delicious flavors:
Where to buy: Matt's Munchies are sold in healthy food stores across the U.S. To find one near you, visit their website and enter your zipcode. You can also purchase Matt's Munchies directly online.
So there you have it, 6 healthy kid approved snacks your children will love this summer! Looking for more Summer hacks to make your life a bit more manageable during the warmer months? Check out some of my most popular summer articles:
50 Summertime Books for your Babies and Toddlers
10 Fun Science Experiments for your Kids This Summer
10 Educational Websites to Promote Summer Learning
10 Tips for Camping With Toddlers
Until next time,